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>> breaking now on "action news" a gunman sprays bullets into a july 4th barbecue, police say an innocent teen was killed. >> tomorrow's commute will be put to the test. septa is finalizing plans for a reduced regional rail. we are tracking rain, some of us won't see the heavy stuff until the fireworks are gone. by the way, wow, look at the sunrise over atlantic city. we'll help you plan the independence celebration. good morning, everyone, how about that. >> 5:30, tam is off, you have nydia han, matt pellman, and david murphy good morning. >> reporter: we have a cloudy start, as you just saw on sky6 live hd there's a possibility of early sun. we have showers in chester county and central new castle county and pushing into salem,
cumberland and cape may counties. it will be an issue for you this morning, we'll transition into showers and you can see on satellite and later this afternoon and evening, there could showers in spots where the fireworks displays get hinder. right now it looks like spotty stuff. 67 degrees is the current temperature, dry across the region with the sun trying to dig in early. 58 in allentown. 62 in trenton. 67 in wilmington, 69 degrees in came may. the dewpoints are up a little bit higher up over the 60-degree threshhold for humid air. some of you getting the early morning workout in on the 4th of july are going to be sweating a little bit. 66 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., 74 degrees, noon, 77. you can see how the clouds are buildings today. 3:00 p.m., high of 80 degrees that's where we wind up this afternoon and 75 by 6:00 p.m. again, the later we get through
the afternoon into the evening, the better chance we have of some of the spotty pop-up showers that could get in the way of some of the barbecues and more particularly some of the fireworks tonight. matt i'll show you the latest model run on future tracker 6 which is more opt be misk for -- optimistic for fireworks that's tonight. >> reporter: speaking of the rocket red glare, we have a glaring problem on the traffic front, that's in burlington county, the closure of northbound 295 because of an accident near 38. all northbound traffic being forced off at 73. the crash involving a tractor-trailer and pedestrian. no word on why the pedestrian was out on 295. happened a little while ago, use the new jersey turnpike, 41 or northbound 130 as alternates. elsewhere in south jersey looking good, nice and quiet on 42 it will be busy later as
people come back from the beach. the vine stayed open, it too, is nice and quiet. nearby the benjamin franklin parkway is shut down for the welcome america festivities, both drives in and out are scheduled to close at 5:00 a.m. old city chestnut street is closed closed to independence mall and hall because of the parade going on later this morning. >> we begin with breaking news, a 16-year-old boy was gunned down at a 4th of july barbecue. police do not believe the bullets were meant for him. annie mccormick is live at police headquarters with the full story. >> reporter: a short time we saw people at the scene that were talking to homicide detectives they were released from there. the 16-year-old was not the intended target. he was transported to the hospital in children's hospital where he was pronouncerred dead later. this is the scene it happened around midnight in the 1800
block of south 31st street in south philadelphia. about a dozen people were enjoying a barbecue and shots rang out from a passing car, it was then that the 16-year-old was shot in the back. investigators found almost a dozen spent shell casings at the scene. gunfire tore through multiple areas of the home. screen door and metal fence. police do not believe the bullets were meant for the 16-year-old. police were talking to witnesses and family members at homicide. they did not want to talk to us an camera. police are looking at real time cameras to get a better description of the vehicle. for now all they can say it was gray in color. now reporting live outside of police headquarters. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." matt, back to you. >> new this morning, a pedestrian was hit in camden, county, new jersey, the victim was walking along the 700 block of white horse pike at 1:00 a.m.
and is hospitalized. police were looking at the silver car. it had front end damage that was spotted nearby. no word whether charge will be filed. septa will roll out a modified schedule to handle the loss of it's 120 regional rail trains that have cracks in the suspension system that could cause a derailment if the train is moving at a high speed. septa is running on a holiday schedule today. tomorrow, people coming to work will feel the change. septa will implement their modified saturday schedule with added rush hour at which point. rush hour will be at 30 minute intervals on most lines. meanwhile, commuters are making plans of their own. >> definitely leaving early or using something else. start using the bus car pool more. >> safety is important, i'm glad to hear they are on top of that. >> reporter: septa is
encouraging rail riders to take a bus, trolley or subway. 6abc.com our facebook page will update when we get the finalized plan. the justice department is about to wrap up the investigation into hillary clinton e-mail use as secretary of state. the fbi interviewed the presumptive presidential nominee on saturday. agents want to know if clinton mishandled government secrets by using a private e-mail server. corey booker spoke out in clinton answer defense. likely republican nominee donald trump met with possible running mate inindiana governor mike pence over the weekend. govenor chris christie and newt gingrich are being considered. >> happening today, a celebration of freedom. the birth of america 240 years ago.
for septa freedom ceremony at independence hall at 10:00 a.m. it's highlighted by a reading of the declaration of independence. at 11:00 a.m., philadelphia 4th of july parade passes by independence hall. 4th of july celebrates our rights as americans our forefathers who carved them out and servicemen and women who protect them. >> i was wearing my marine corps jersey and another older veteran came up and said thank you for your service. i do the same thing. i'm the young generation after them. pate -- patriotism reign. as well as reign at the shore. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the rain is not all that heavy, those of you going out for an early stroll in cumberland
county, new castle county and southern chester county and cape may county it will be a couple of hours before it's done. we transition to mostly cloudy skies and another round of showers possible this afternoon into the reaching. the sun is trying to bust through this morning, it's possible we get early sunshine and the clouds will take over most of the day. 67 degrees, dewpoint, 63. 60 is the threshhold where you start to feel the humidity. winds out of the west, southwest at 5 miles per hour and coming out of a southerly direction and adding humidity to the picture more than the last couple of days. satellite and radar, lots of clouds out there, brighter the farther north you go through the region this morning. a few more speckled bits and piece of precipitation in the afternoon and later on in the afternoon you see more
pronounced showers that try to bust in the region. 8:00 a.m., 68. probably sun breaking through, 10:00 a.m., clouds gathering, 74. noon, 77. by 3:00 p.m., 80. that's going to be the high. there's a chance a little increased chance of spotty shower activity through the afternoon and perhaps into the evening. in a moment i'll show you future tracker 6 we'll give you the latest look at how the rain is going to develop. let's cover temperatures. 82 in allentown. same story in philadelphia, reading, close to that in wilmington, 78 in millville and mid 70s down the shore today. closer look at the beach. in some cases we might get in the upper 70s. down the shore we have an issue with undertow where the waves come in on the surface and undernortheast -- underneath them the water rushes out, ascertain it knocks you off your feet. swim near the lifeguards. braves coming to town for the
phillies who just beat the champion royals. maybe we can do the is a same to the braves. 79 degrees for the first pitch, 74 in the 9th inning. here's the rain, we'll start out with cloud cover this morning, it starts to push in. it might be brighter to the north for a while. noon the best chance of sprinkles and showers south and west of philadelphia. after we get past 3:00 p.m. or so, there's a chance of some of the spotty shower activity developing. vowivels -- obviously it's not everywhere or all that heavy. 6:00, 6:30 spotty stuff, maybe heavier cells north of the poconos and north an east of philadelphia. the latest model run when fireworks shows are getting going across the region, it doesn't show a whole lot, just sprinkles and showers, there was another run that expired an hour ago that had more pronounced
steadier precip in the region. its steady enough where you keep your eyes on the forecast check out "action news" before you head out and we'll see what's cooking. overnight tonight there could heavier downpours that could produce localized flooding. lots of clouds there's the possibility of showers and terms in the 70s, hopefully you get your fireworks in. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 80 degrees, increasing clouds and showers and spotty thunderstorm around tonight. warm on tuesday, 88 degrees, rain ending early in the morning. we have issue number two, that's the return of high heat and humidity. 94 on wednesday. 95 on thursday, both days oppressive. might feel like 100 by thursday afternoon. dangerous heat on the way, and staying uncomfortable friday and saturday. thank you, david. >> 5:41, still ahead on "action news," we have new information about the egypt air flight that crashed in may killing all -6r 6
people on board. >> concert chaos, fans of country music star kenny chesney leave a mess behind in pittsburgh. >> reporter: not expecting delays along 422 and we don't see any, it's nice and quiet by trooper road. no eastbound slowing. fun coming up with several parades around the region we'll tell you where you can catch one after the break. >> we'll tell you how a sharp shooting army veteran saved the life of a balanced eagle. take a look at this picture, we're leaving you with a pretty rainbow over atlantic city. happy birthday america
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everywhere we turn with sky6 live hd we're getting beautiful pictures on this 4th of july, this one of the platt bridge, the sun is just a blazein', right now it's 67 degrees on city avenue. look out for showers later. >> reporter: sun glare is an issue. >> reporter: if they are traveling this morning, get the suntan lotion, if you're out in the bushes, there's a glaring problem on 295 northbound direction. this is the scene by route 38. south of here there was an accident that happened several
hours ago involving a tractor-trailer and pedestrian. we don't know why the pedestrian was on the roadway, he or she was struck and killed. the northbound side of 295 is closed because of the investigation. that's why you're not seeing northbound traffic coming through here. the accident happened between route 73 and 38. all the northbound lanes are shut down this morning, instead ahead to the new jersey turnpike or route 41 kings highway or northbound 130. we've seen people using the waze app talking about the crash. it happened on 295 southbound. it happened northbound, but southbound you'll get a gaper delay, as well. overall this is a fun day when we excel -- celebrate america. moorestown has a parade at chester and central avenues. there's the firecracker 5k that starts at 8:00 a.m.
the parade starts at 10:00 a.m., from 10th avenue to h up ff park. one in clifton highlights at marple avenue. prospect park has a parade at 9:00 a.m. at when whi tmoore fi. >> human remains have been recovered from the egypt aircraft flight in the mediterranean. all six 6 people on board were killed on may 19. the number of victims that can identified by the body parts is unclear. dna analysis will be conducted in >> dehydration and a little nonsense at a kenny chesney concert put 37 fans into the hospital. many were tailgating at hines
field in pittsburgh. medics treated another 60 fans in the parking lot. city officials say fans left behind tons of trash. police arrested 7 people for disorderly conduct mostly because they had drank too much. >> i'm very, very proud of the way the officers were able to maintain public order despite an incredible amount of alcohol being consumed. >> authorities plan to review stadium surveillance to see if they can identify anyone littering at the concert. >> nasa collard power spacecraft is hours away from reaching jupiter. juneau launched in 2011. juneau has a special camera that takes up close and colored pictures. the mission will end in 2018 when the spacecraft will crash into jupiter. >> i hope it doesn't hit anyone, you don't know. >> we don't know.
5:48. two mlb teams make history because of where they played a baseball game over the weekend. >> a case of mistaken identity leads to a man being slammed to the ground. one american park is larger than yellowstone, yosemite, grand canyon and glacier national parks combined. and that's not the only thing you can only find in new york state. ♪
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>> reporter: they built that stadium for that game. over four months. >> oh, wow. >> reporter: let's head out to the schuylkill expressway, a lot of people are out of town for the holiday weekend, those of you sticking around may be heading to the zoo later today. we expect traffic along girard avenue because of many people going to the zoo on a nice day like this. mass transit on holiday schedule across the board. that means a sunday schedule. we expect problems on the septa regional rails tomorrow with the new car shortage. today we think it will move fine on holiday schedule. >> reporter: on the big board we have sprinkles and showers westle philadelphia. it is starting to get out of cape may county and new castle county wilmington. you see more near cape may and cumberland county. as we roll through the die, 68 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 74 by 10:00 a.m. not a bad morning, sun and clouds. as we get into the afternoon
there's a better chance of spotty pop-up showers, especially after 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., the high today will be 80 degrees, we'll slop that in around 3:00 p.m. few you're doing a barbecue this afternoon of it will be under mainly cloudy skies, 77 by noon, high of 80 around 3:00 p.m. we have to allow for spotty showers as we get later into the day. there could be more around in some neighborhoods as you get ready for fireworks. check out radar as you head out. do it anytime as you head to 6abc.com/weather, particularly this evening, when we could see rain during the fireworks displays. >> new on "action news," a muslim man who was wrongly accused of supporting isis while travel running through surban cleveland has received an apology from officials. body camera shows officers pinning the man, a hotel clerk claimed she heard him pledging
allegiance to isis on the phone. else a businessman from the united arab emirates and in the u.s. for heart stream. the avon ohio mayor and police chief met him face-to-face. >> you should not have been put into that situation. >> there were false accusations made against you, those are regrettable. >> since the incident, the united arab emirates warned its citizens to avoid wearing traditional garments when traveling abroad. we'll be right back.
door at a house in the lehigh valley where a homeowner fought off a burglar with machete. on sunday two men broke into a basement on the 200 block of canal street in north hampton borough. the man was sleeping there. the victim was injured, but managed to slash the intruder who lost his hand. the intruder was taken to the hospital and police arrested the other suspect a short time later. a army veteran is credited for saving a bald eagle. he used a rifle to fire 150 shots at the rope and branch also that had the bird entangled. it took 90 minutes and he
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